Simon Robert ARMITAGE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1963-05-26
Education Colne Valley HS, Portsmouth Poly (BA), Univ of Manchester (CQSW, MA)
Books & Publications >ir< Zoom! (1989, Poetry Book Soc Choice), Xanadu (1992), Kid (1992), Book of Matches (1993), The Dead Sea Poems (1995), CloudCuckooland (shortlisted Whitbread Poetry Award 1997), Killing Time (1999), Selected Poems (2001), The Universal Home Doctor (2002), Travelling Songs (2002), The Odyssey: A Retelling (2006), Tyrannosaurus Rex versus the Corduroy Kid (2006), Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (trans, 2007), Seeing Stars (2010); >ir< All Points North (1998), Little Green Man (2001), The White Stuff (2004), Gig: The Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist (2008)
Recreations as expected
Clubs N/A
Style Simon Armitage, CBE
Career poet; probation offr Greater Manchester Probation Serv, sr lectr Manchester Met Univ, prof of poetry Univ of Sheffield 2011-; ed Poetry Chatto & Windus; wrote lyrics for Feltham Sings (film) 2002; singer and lyricist with band The Scaremongers; Eric Gregory Award, Forward Poetry Prize 1992, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year 1993; for Feltham Sings: Ivor Novello Award, BAFTA; Hon DLitt: Univ of Huddersfield 1996, Univ of Portsmouth 1996
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Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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